On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 05:56:10PM -0600, Jamie wrote:

>     I am trying to get newsyslog running, and for some reason when I run
> newsyslog, it skips over my syslog entry.

> /home3/jo/mail/SPAM     jo.admin        600     3       *       *       B

Two things:

Use a colon to separate the user and group names.  A dot should still
work, but it's deprecated nowadays.

Seems that you need at least one of the 'size' or 'when' fields to be
other than '*'.  If you really want the file to be recycled every hour
(which is how frequently newsyslog runs by default), try:

/home3/jo/mail/SPAM     jo:admin        600     3       *       1       B



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